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Daniel Mengden. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)

A’s call up eight players, experiment with new pitching strategy

By Alex Hall Special to S.F. Examiner OAKLAND -- The Oakland Athletics…

 

Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell (13), seen here in July of 2017, has been sentenced to probation for an offseason incident. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics: Bruce Maxwell sentenced

According to a report from the Associated Press, catcher Bruce Maxwell, who…

 

Andrew Triggs, seen here September 2, 2016, will undergo surgery. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics: A’s rotation still a question mark with Paul Blackburn’s return

OAKLAND -- Through 62 games this season, the Oakland Athletics have had…

 

Paul Blackburn, seen here last July, wasn't able to get through the fifth on Friday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics: A’s option Bruce Maxwell to Nashville, reinstate Paul Blackburn

The Oakland Athletics have officially reinstated right-handed starter Paul Blackburn from the…

Paul Blackburn, seen here last July, wasn't able to get through the fifth on Friday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell (13), seen here in July of 2017, has been sentenced to probation for an offseason incident. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics: Late homer off Yusmeiro Petit erases A’s four-run comeback

The Oakland Athletics managed to erase an early four-run deficit on Saturday…

Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell (13), seen here in July of 2017, has been sentenced to probation for an offseason incident. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics designated hitter Khris Davis walks out of the cage after taking batting practice on May 29, 2018. (Photo: Ryan Gorcey / San Francisco Examiner)

Oakland Athletics: Khris Davis ‘champing at the bit’ to return, will likely be in lineup Thursday

OAKLAND -- Oakland Athletics designated hitter Khris Davis had a bounce in…

Oakland Athletics designated hitter Khris Davis walks out of the cage after taking batting practice on May 29, 2018. (Photo: Ryan Gorcey / San Francisco Examiner)
The Oakland Athletics celebrate Oakland Athletics shortstop Marcus Semien (10) hitting a grand slam home run against the San Francisco Giants at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California, on July 31, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics: A’s can’t complete sweep in Boston

Even after allowing three runs in the bottom of the first and…

The Oakland Athletics celebrate Oakland Athletics shortstop Marcus Semien (10) hitting a grand slam home run against the San Francisco Giants at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California, on July 31, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell (13), seen here in July of 2017, has been sentenced to probation for an offseason incident. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics: On Black Panther Day, Maxwell and Adam Jones share mutual admiration, respect

OAKLAND -- As Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell walked up to his…

Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell (13), seen here in July of 2017, has been sentenced to probation for an offseason incident. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The Oakland Athletics infield hangs out as a play is reviewed by officials during a MLB game against the San Francisco Giants AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 3, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics Analysis: Cahill’s change up too much for Orioles

OAKLAND -- During his final month with the Kansas City Royals last…

The Oakland Athletics infield hangs out as a play is reviewed by officials during a MLB game against the San Francisco Giants AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 3, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell (13), seen here in July of 2017, has been sentenced to probation for an offseason incident. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

A’s catcher Bruce Maxwell arrested in Scottsdale

Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell was arrested in Scottsdale, Arizona on Saturday…

Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell (13), seen here in July of 2017, has been sentenced to probation for an offseason incident. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Mark Canha, seen here Sept. 6, hit a decisive two-run homer against the Giants on Saturday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

A’s finish home schedule in ‘apropos’ fashion — now comes the hard part

OAKLAND — First things first: Count me out on any and all…

Mark Canha, seen here Sept. 6, hit a decisive two-run homer against the Giants on Saturday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Marcus Semien. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

A’s finish strong season at home with walkoff win

OAKLAND — The Oakland Athletics were a good team at the Coliseum…

Marcus Semien. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Marcus Semien. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

M’s hammer Gossett, end A’s win streak

OAKLAND — By the time Daniel Gossett staggered off the mound with…

Marcus Semien. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Jharel Cotton, seen here in May, delivered five scoreless innings on Sunday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

A’s and Cotton sweep past Rangers, win 7th in a row

OAKLAND — Thanks to a five-run fifth inning and a sharp outing…

Jharel Cotton, seen here in May, delivered five scoreless innings on Sunday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell (13), seen here in July of 2017, has been sentenced to probation for an offseason incident. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics rookie becomes first MLB player to protest national anthem

The Bay Area can add one more name to its ranks of…

Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell (13), seen here in July of 2017, has been sentenced to probation for an offseason incident. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Cliff Pennington (7), seen here in May, hit a grand slam on Wednesday against his old team, the Oakland Athletics. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

A’s swept on Cliff Pennington grand slam

The phrase “Cliff Pennington grand slam” would have brought joy to Oakland…

Cliff Pennington (7), seen here in May, hit a grand slam on Wednesday against his old team, the Oakland Athletics. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin in August of 2017. (Courtesy Keith Allison/Flickr)

A’s manager remains popular as ever despite another season of losing

OAKLAND — In the late 1980s, when Bob Brenly and Bob Melvin…

Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin in August of 2017. (Courtesy Keith Allison/Flickr)
Jerry Jones accepts his place in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. (Paul Moseley/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)

Two-faced NFL picks its spots as judge, jury

Many NFL team owners are reluctant to sign free-agent activist Colin Kaepernick…

Jerry Jones accepts his place in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. (Paul Moseley/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)
Matt Chapman, seen here in August of 2017, is the best defender in the American League. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

If the A’s are ever going to be good, it’s going to be because of these guys

OAKLAND — When Matt Olson arrived in the Coliseum clubhouse at the…

Matt Chapman, seen here in August of 2017, is the best defender in the American League. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Blackburn cruises to first career win

Facing the organization that traded him in the offseason, Paul Blackburn picked…